Mohamed Al-Kazaz, MD Email Mohamed Al-Kazaz
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Cardiology
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Al-Kazaz is a cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He joined the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute in October 2018. His focus is on the Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health to grow as a model for the future of preventative cardiovascular care. In addition, he interprets and performs echocardiograms, stress tests and attends on the inpatient services at the Mount Sinai Hospital
He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar with academic distinction. He also received the HBK University President’s award for outstanding performance in academics, research, leadership and community service. Afterwards, he finished his internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center, serving as an assistant chief resident. He then completed his fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Mount Sinai (academic track), where he served as a chief fellow as well. He was a former Howard Hughes scholar. His research work focused on diabetes, anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation, and more recently on health promotion and preventive cardiology targeting children as they are a window of opportunity for health promotion and potential approach to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease epidemic under mentorship of Dr. Valentin Fuster. He has been the recipient of numerous awards including East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership Excellence in Advocacy Award.
Dr. Al-Kazaz has a great passion for medical education and is involved in several initiatives to improve the educational experience at Mount Sinai Heart. Dr. Al-Kazaz is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association.
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
- Hyperthropic Cardiomyopathy
- Valvular Heart Disease
MD, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
Residency, Internal Medicine
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease
The Mount Sinai Hospital (Academic Track)
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